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11-1.2 Applicability
11-1.3 Definition of Safety
11-1.4 Evaluation Criteria
11-1.4.1 Review of Existing Data and Site Inspection
11-1.4.2 Method of Analysis
11-1.4.3 Evaluation for Static Loading
11-1.4.4 Evaluation for Seismic Loading
11-1.4.5 Sliding Stability
11-2.2 Field Investigations
11-2.3.1 Shear Strength of Foundation Interface
11-2.3.3 Foundation Modulus of Deformation
11-2.4 Foundation Rock Erodibility
11-2.4.1 Field Investigations
11-2.4.2 Assessing the Erodibility of Rock
11-2.4.3 Erosion Downstream from the Dam
11-3.1 Visual Inspection of the Concrete
11-3.2 Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test
11-3.3 Concrete Coring and Specimen Parameters
11-3.4 Petrographic Examination of Concrete
11-3.7.1 Compressive Strength
11-3.7.2 Tensile Strength
11-3.7.3 Shear Strength
11-3.8Dynamic Material Properties
11-4.2 Hydraulic Loading
11-4.2.1 Normal Water Loads
11-4.2.6 Hydraulic Loading of Spillways
11-4.3 Thermal Loading
11-4.3.1 Temperature Distribution
11-4.3.2 Air Temperature
11-4.3.3 Reservoir Water Temperature
11-4.3.4 Solar Radiation
11-4.3.5 Concrete Temperatures
11-4.4 Earthquake Loading
11-4.4.2 Response Spectrum Earthquake Input
11-4.4.3 Acceleration Time History Earthquake Input
11-4.4.4 Spatial Variation of Ground Motion
11-4.5.1 Usual Loading Combinations
11-4.5.2 Unusual Loading Combinations (IDF)
11-4.5.3 Extreme Loading Combinations (MCE)
11-5.2 Finite Element Analysis
11-5.2.1 Structural Modeling Assumptions
11-5.2.2 Application of Loads
11-5.3 Alternative Continuum Models
11-5.3.1 Trial Load Method
11-5.4 Rock Wedge Stability
11-5.4.2 Analysis by Stereographic Projection Procedures
11-5.4.4 Loads to be Considered
11-5.4.5 Appropriate Factors of Safety
11-5.5 Parameter Sensitivity
11-5.5.1 Effects of foundation modulus on dam stresses
11-5.6 Limit State Analysis
11-5.6.1 Sliding on the Abutment Contact
11-5.6.2 Buckling Failure Modes
11-6.2 Finite-Element Response Spectrum Analysis
11-6.2.1 Structural Models
11-6.2.2 General Principles
11-6.2.3 Presentation and Interpretation of Results
11-6.3 Finite-Element Time-history Analysis
11-6.3.1 Structural Models
11-6.3.2 General Principles
11-6.3.3 Presentation and Interpretation of Results
11-6.3.4 Time-History Stability Analysis
11-6.4 Alternative Analysis Techniques
11-6.5 Reservoir and Foundation Effects
11-6.5.1 Dam-Water Interaction
11-6.5.2 Dam-Foundation Interaction
11-6.5.3 Direction of Ground Motions
11-6.6 Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation
11-6.6.1 Evaluation for Static Loads
11-6.6.2 Evaluation for Aftershock Events
11-7.1 Purpose and Need for Instrumentation
11-7.2 Special Instrumentation Considerations for Arch Dams
11-7.3 Frequency of Measurements
11-7.4 Presentation of Data and Interpretation of Readings
11-7.5 Comparison of Predicted and Measured Deflections
11-7.6 Long Term Instrumentation Performance
11-8.2 Landslide Case
11-8.2.1 Vajont Dam
11-8.3 Abutment Failure Cases
11-8.3.1 Malpasset Dam
11-8.3.2 Experimental Plum Dam
11-8.5.1 Pacoima Dam
11-8.5.2 Other Significant Cases
11-8.6 Detrimental Chemical Reactions
11-8.6.1 Kouga Dam, South Africa
11-8.6.3 Alto-Ceira Dam, Portugal
11-8.6.4 Cahora-Basa Dam, Mozambique
11-8.6.5 Gene Wash and Copper Basin, California
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